Mezcalita verde cocktail in a cocktail glass with cucumber garnish

Mezcal cocktail recipes

Make the most of this smoky Mexican spirit with our delicious mezcal cocktail recipes. Try something short and spicy, or a fruity tipple or twist on a classic drink

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Get a taste of Mexico with this mezcalita verde cocktail. Make a jugo verde with pineapple, jalapeño, lime, cucumber, agave syrup and parsley, then add mezcal – salud!

15 mins
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Mix mescal, red vermouth and Campari for this colourful and deliciously decadent short cocktail. Garnish with an orange slice and plenty of ice to serve

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
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Green fruit works really well with mezcal and this cocktail shows just that, combining the smoky spirit with kiwi, apple and lime

5 mins
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This spicy cocktail packs a little heat that beautifully balances the mezcal's sweet, smoky flavour. It's a great summer sipper

5 mins
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Verdita has become a modern classic on the menus of tequila and mezcal bars. It's a shot of 'little green' served alongside a shot of mezcal, meant to be sipped side by side

5 mins
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The mezcal 'mangarita' is a delicious, fruity take on a classic margarita, made with mango. The smokiness of the mezcal balances the zesty lime and sweet fruit

5 mins
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Plenty of fresh ingredients lift this simple mezcal cocktail to create a sweet, light and wonderfully balanced drink

5 mins
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Fresh raspberries and aromatic thyme enhance the vibrant, fruity flavours of the mezcal in this summery cocktail

5 mins
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Pairing fresh cucumber and lemon with a smoky mezcal and herbal anise creates the perfect balance for this deliciously complex cocktail

5 mins
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Try a twist on one of Mexico's favourite cocktails using mezcal instead of tequila for a refreshing, summery sipper

5 mins
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